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Twitter campaign takes on media stereotypes about Africa

thisisafrica.me
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If you’re reading this, then you’re well aware of the images global media has historically tended (and still does) to associate with Africa: emaciated children, drought, blade-wielding combatants in civil war, AIDS patients and other imagery reinforcing the old ‘dark continent’ narrative. This social media campaign takes on those media stereotypes. It's wildly successful with millions of beautiful and thought-provoking images being shared. Continue Reading

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